The St Louis American interviewed The Very Rev. Mike Kinman, dean of Christ Church Cathedral, about his enthusiastic support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Rev. Kinman has lost some parishioners and faced some criticism from people who seem tired of hearing about the activists and the issues they raise. From the article: “Some people have said, […]
Day: August 10, 2015
Mari Shibata, an independent journalist in Japan, writes about the bombing of Urakami Cathedral and 84 year old parishioner, Shigemi Fukahori , who survived the atomic bomb because he’d taken the day off from Christian summer school to work at a factory. The bombing largely killed non-combatants, and decimated the Christian community in Nagasaki; the Cathedral was […]
NPR reports that Niloy Chakrabati Neel, a blogger who advocated for a secular society and criticized Islamic extremists, was murdered by members of Ansar-al-Islam, a group US intelligence believes is an affiliate of al-Qaida. From NPR: As we reported in February, Bangladeshi-born U.S. citizen Avijit Roy, described as a science writer and blog site moderator, was also […]
By the end of his life, Paul could say confidently, “I did not shrink.” Will we be able to say the same by the end of today?